The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 345 299 187
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -112
Contract jobs citing XHTML 262 287 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.17% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 144 295
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.72 £11.25 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £22.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -40.00%
XHTML
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in England

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 111 £375 - 30
South East -20 57 £319 +51.78% 17
North West -9 30 £340 +11.93% 12
East of England -40 30 £375 +15.38% 5
East Midlands +9 12 £325 +6.55% 11
South West -26 9 £350 +50.53% 21
Yorkshire -19 6 £325 -19.75% 8
West Midlands -25 3 £325 +18.18% 3
North East - - - - 2
XHTML
UK

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML.

1 580 (100.00%) HTML
2 558 (96.21%) CSS
3 486 (83.79%) JavaScript
4 295 (50.86%) jQuery
5 242 (41.72%) HTML5
6 218 (37.59%) XML
7 213 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
8 173 (29.83%) .NET
9 169 (29.14%) Ajax
10 164 (28.28%) CSS3
11 155 (26.72%) SQL
12 146 (25.17%) C#
13 130 (22.41%) Web Services
14 127 (21.90%) Java
15 122 (21.03%) MVC
16 119 (20.52%) ASP.NET
17 114 (19.66%) OO
18 113 (19.48%) TDD
19 103 (17.76%) User Experience
20 96 (16.55%) CMS
21 92 (15.86%) Photoshop
22 91 (15.69%) W3C
22 91 (15.69%) Scrum
23 87 (15.00%) E-Commerce
23 87 (15.00%) SQL Server
24 86 (14.83%) Content Management
25 85 (14.66%) Visual Studio
25 85 (14.66%) Git (software)
26 81 (13.97%) Adobe
27 79 (13.62%) MySQL

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (16.55%) CMS
2 35 (6.03%) IIS
2 35 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.34%) Apache
4 28 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.48%) Node.js
6 25 (4.31%) Drupal
7 20 (3.45%) WordPress
8 19 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.93%) Adobe CQ
10 16 (2.76%) Tomcat
11 12 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.72%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.38%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.21%) Liferay
15 6 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.86%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.86%) Railo
17 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 92 (15.86%) Photoshop
2 40 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (3.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (3.28%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.72%) MS Office
6 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.69%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.34%) GIMP
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project
10 1 (0.17%) Mingle
10 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Magento
2 5 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.69%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.34%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.34%) Tridion
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.72%) GitHub
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.52%) Internet
2 24 (4.14%) Intranet
3 9 (1.55%) FTP
3 9 (1.55%) HTTP
4 5 (0.86%) SSL
5 3 (0.52%) DVB
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (13.62%) MySQL
3 35 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.86%) MS Access
11 5 (0.86%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.69%) Redis
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.34%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.34%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 85 (14.66%) Visual Studio
1 85 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.31%) Subversion
3 39 (6.72%) Dreamweaver
4 37 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 32 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (4.31%) JIRA
7 23 (3.97%) Ant
8 21 (3.62%) Axure RP
9 20 (3.45%) Jenkins
10 19 (3.28%) Mercurial
11 14 (2.41%) Grunt
11 14 (2.41%) Maven
12 11 (1.90%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.38%) NUnit
14 7 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (1.03%) FogBugz
15 6 (1.03%) Trac
15 6 (1.03%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.03%) Redmine
General
1 49 (8.45%) Finance
2 41 (7.07%) Marketing
3 27 (4.66%) Retail
4 18 (3.10%) Legal
4 18 (3.10%) Publishing
5 14 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.55%) Games
6 9 (1.55%) Banking
7 8 (1.38%) Advertising
8 7 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.34%) French Language
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 493 (85.00%) Developer
2 127 (21.90%) Front-End Developer
3 73 (12.59%) Web Developer
4 65 (11.21%) .NET Developer
5 53 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 51 (8.79%) Designer
7 45 (7.76%) C# Developer
8 43 (7.41%) Web Designer
8 43 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.66%) PHP Developer
10 26 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
13 19 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (2.93%) CMS Developer
14 17 (2.93%) UI Developer
15 16 (2.76%) Analyst
15 16 (2.76%) UI Programmer
16 14 (2.41%) Software Engineer
17 13 (2.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (100.00%) HTML
2 558 (96.21%) CSS
3 295 (50.86%) jQuery
4 242 (41.72%) HTML5
5 218 (37.59%) XML
6 173 (29.83%) .NET
7 169 (29.14%) Ajax
8 164 (28.28%) CSS3
9 130 (22.41%) Web Services
10 119 (20.52%) ASP.NET
11 76 (13.10%) XSLT
12 66 (11.38%) JSP
13 63 (10.86%) J2EE
14 57 (9.83%) SOAP
14 57 (9.83%) .NET Framework
15 50 (8.62%) XSL
16 48 (8.28%) Flash
16 48 (8.28%) AngularJS
17 45 (7.76%) WCF
18 44 (7.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 103 (17.76%) User Experience
2 91 (15.69%) W3C
3 37 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.34%) Open Source
5 25 (4.31%) Web 2.0
6 20 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.59%) Animation
8 15 (2.59%) Digital Media
9 14 (2.41%) NHS
10 13 (2.24%) Graphic Design
11 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.03%) Social Media
14 5 (0.86%) Online Games
14 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.69%) Linked Data
15 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.69%) GIS
16 3 (0.52%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.83%) Windows
2 50 (8.62%) Linux
3 47 (8.10%) UNIX
4 22 (3.79%) Solaris
5 15 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.07%) Android
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.86%) CentOS
9 4 (0.69%) VMS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (21.03%) MVC
3 114 (19.66%) OO
4 113 (19.48%) TDD
5 91 (15.69%) Scrum
6 87 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 86 (14.83%) Content Management
8 76 (13.10%) Web Development
9 62 (10.69%) Web Design
10 48 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 43 (7.41%) SEO
12 42 (7.24%) OOP
13 35 (6.03%) SOA
14 33 (5.69%) Unit Testing
15 32 (5.52%) Web Accessibility
16 30 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (4.66%) Validation
18 26 (4.48%) OOD
19 25 (4.31%) Project Management
20 22 (3.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 486 (83.79%) JavaScript
2 155 (26.72%) SQL
3 146 (25.17%) C#
4 127 (21.90%) Java
5 78 (13.45%) PHP
6 34 (5.86%) Ruby
7 29 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.28%) Perl
9 16 (2.76%) Clojure
9 16 (2.76%) XPath
10 15 (2.59%) PHP5
11 13 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.07%) VB
13 11 (1.90%) C++
14 10 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.38%) Scala
16 7 (1.21%) Python
17 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (9.48%) Degree
2 11 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) MCP
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.34%) CIPD
4 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.79%) QA
2 10 (1.72%) WAI
3 8 (1.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) WMI
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (13.97%) Adobe
2 50 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.21%) Oracle
4 23 (3.97%) RedDot
5 21 (3.62%) IBM
6 20 (3.45%) Open Text
6 20 (3.45%) Google
7 16 (2.76%) Zend
8 11 (1.90%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.55%) Twitter
10 8 (1.38%) Facebook
10 8 (1.38%) FatWire
11 6 (1.03%) SAP
11 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.86%) hybris
12 5 (0.86%) Capita
13 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.52%) Stellent
14 3 (0.52%) Interwoven
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